The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walton-on-Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 16.16% 14.29% 46.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.12% 45.45% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 13
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walton-on-Thames region.

Operating Systems Category
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 17.17% 31.43% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 16
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Walton-on-Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Linux
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Walton-on-Thames region.

Linux Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Linux
Salary Histogram in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Walton-on-Thames region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Walton-on-Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) C++
1 43 (100.00%) UNIX
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 43 (100.00%) Degree
2 32 (74.42%) XML
2 32 (74.42%) Telecoms
3 29 (67.44%) MS Excel
3 29 (67.44%) OOP
3 29 (67.44%) SDLC
4 25 (58.14%) Python
4 25 (58.14%) C
4 25 (58.14%) Perl
5 18 (41.86%) COBOL
5 18 (41.86%) Java
5 18 (41.86%) UML
5 18 (41.86%) OO
5 18 (41.86%) Ada
5 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
5 18 (41.86%) OOD
5 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (41.86%) XML Schema
5 18 (41.86%) Finance
5 18 (41.86%) Aerospace
5 18 (41.86%) Automotive
5 18 (41.86%) Static Code Analysis
5 18 (41.86%) Software Architecture
5 18 (41.86%) Use Case
6 14 (32.56%) User Acceptance Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 29 (67.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
1 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
1 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) InstallShield
2 11 (25.58%) GCC
2 11 (25.58%) Clang
2 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (74.42%) Telecoms
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Aerospace
2 18 (41.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
1 29 (67.44%) Software Developer
2 14 (32.56%) QA Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) C++ Developer
3 7 (16.28%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Junior Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) XML
2 18 (41.86%) XML Schema
3 11 (25.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (25.58%) STL
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) UNIX
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (67.44%) OOP
2 29 (67.44%) SDLC
3 18 (41.86%) OO
3 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
3 18 (41.86%) OOD
3 18 (41.86%) Use Case
3 18 (41.86%) Software Architecture
3 18 (41.86%) UML
3 18 (41.86%) Static Code Analysis
4 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
4 14 (32.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (32.56%) Time Management
4 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
4 14 (32.56%) Software Testing
4 14 (32.56%) Project Planning
4 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
5 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (58.14%) Perl
2 25 (58.14%) Python
2 25 (58.14%) C
3 18 (41.86%) Ada
3 18 (41.86%) COBOL
3 18 (41.86%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) Ruby
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) ISEB
2 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Red Hat